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India is One of Our Fastest Growing Market: Twitter

Nov 23, 2014 at 10:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

New Delhi: Buoyed by the rising penetration of Internet in the country, a top official from Twitter today said India is one of the fastest growing market for the micro-blogging site. The US-based social networking platform said it will be investing ...

Central Banks in New Push to Prime Pump

Nov 23, 2014 at 00:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Two major central banks moved Friday to pump up flagging global growth, sending stock markets soaring but raising new questions about the limitations of a seven-year effort to use monetary policy to address economic problems. The People's Ban...

Gorilla Glass 4 to toughen smartphone screens

Nov 22, 2014 at 22:30 | Source: FirstPost

New York, Nov 22 (IANS) Glassmaker Corning Incorporated has unveiled the super tough Gorilla Glass 4, the latest version of its hardened glass covers that save smartphone and tablet screens from damage.The new material is about twice as tough as Gori...

Alibaba Becomes Wall Street's Favorite Customer

Nov 22, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Alibaba has emerged as this year's biggest source of fees for banks working on capital-markets deals. Mike Cherney joins MoneyBeat with details. Photo: Getty. By. Mike Cherney. Nov. 20, 2014 7:19 p.m. ET. 2 COMMENTS. Wall Street has a new fav...

European Parliament May Propose Google Break-Up in Draft Resolution

Nov 22, 2014 at 16:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in the Internet company's dominance in ...

Wall Street Week Ahead: Giving Thanks for Big Stock Gains

Nov 22, 2014 at 14:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

New York: US stock investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts major indexes on track for another year of double-digit gains, though the swiftness of the advance has raised eyebrows. The ...

Sebi Bars Four Season Farms From Disposing Assets

Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

Capital market regulator Sebi today prohibited Four Season Farms, which had been illegally raising funds from public, from disposing any of its assets. The company has also been asked to furnish various details, including those related to its ...

Axe hangs over LPG subsidy for rich

Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source: Calcutta Telegraph News

New Delhi, Nov. 21: The government is considering a proposal to scrap cooking gas subsidy for the rich. “The next important decision that India will have to take is whether people like me...(should be) entitled to an LPG subsidy. I think the s...

China cuts rates to boost economy

Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source: Calcutta Telegraph News

Beijing, Nov. 21 (Reuters): China has cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up efforts to support the world’s second-biggest economy as it heads towards its slowest expansion in nearly a quarter of a century. Mirroring China̵...

Pandit pie in realty firm

Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source: Calcutta Telegraph News

Mumbai, Nov. 21: A global fund led by former chief executive of Citigroup Vikram Pandit has invested Rs 540 crore in FICS Consultancy Services, the real estate lending arm of JM Financial. Pandit has also joined the board of FICS as a non-executive ...

Kotak deal fuels bank merger hopes

Nov 22, 2014 at 08:07 | Source: Calcutta Telegraph News

Mumbai, Nov. 21: The acquisition of ING Vysya Bank by Kotak Mahindra Bank has stirred expectations of more mergers and acquisitions in the sector. The stock markets gave a thumbs-up to the deal on hopes of further consolidation in banking with compe...

Global Markets Rally on Central Banks' Messages of Support

Nov 22, 2014 at 04:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

ECB President Mario Draghi said Friday that it was necessary to bring inflation up to the ECB's target “without delay.” Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. By. Tommy Stubbington. Tommy Stubbington. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. Biograph...

Astral Poly acquires 76% stake in adhesive maker Resinova Chemie for $34M

Nov 22, 2014 at 03:56 | Source: VC Circle

Astral Poly Technik Ltd, which manufactures and markets chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plumbing system, is acquiring 76 per cent equity stake in Kanpur-based specialty chemicals manufacturer Resinova Chemie Ltd for Rs 212.8 crore (around $34&a...

Syrian wine defies war to reach the most lavish tables

Nov 22, 2014 at 00:45 | Source: FirstPost

Beirut, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) It is probably one of the most difficult and expensive-to-produce wines in the world, but its creators, brothers Karim and Sandro Saade, have decided to go on producing Domaine de Bargylus, despite the conflict that has been...

Seeking love, law and gossip (IANS Books This Weekend)

Nov 22, 2014 at 00:30 | Source: FirstPost

From an insider's view of the world to cinema to seeking gender sensitisation of the judiciary, going through the feeling of homelessness and seeking love in personal life, the IANS bookshelf this weekend covers a broad spectrum. Take a look.1. Book:...

Global Markets Rally on China, Draghi

Nov 21, 2014 at 22:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Global financial markets rallied Friday after China's central bank cut interest rates and the European Central Bank's president reiterated that the institution was ready to expand its stimulus program. The moves underscored the willin...

Kotak-ING Vysya Deal: Competition Commission Will Look at Combined Market <b>...</b>

Nov 21, 2014 at 22:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

New Delhi: The Competition Commission will look at the overall market share and size of the combined entity in the case of ING Vysya Bank&#39;s merger with Kotak Mahindra Bank when the proposal comes before the regulator for its approval. In the ...

US Government Bonds Retreat, but Losses Tempered

Nov 21, 2014 at 20:01 | Source: Wall Street Journal

Treasury bonds pulled back Friday as the latest signals from central banks in China and the eurozone supporting the economy encouraged investors to buy riskier assets. But the price loss was mild in the haven bond market as the prospect of more ...

World Stocks Soar as China Cut Rates, Draghi Drives for QE

Nov 21, 2014 at 20:00 | Source: NDTV Profit

London: World shares surged on Friday as China surprised markets with its first interest rate cut in more than two years and the European Central Bank&#39;s Mario Draghi threw the door wide open to full scale money printing. European shares, oil ...

China cuts interest rates to revive slowing economy

Nov 21, 2014 at 18:57 | Source: BBC

The People's Bank of China is cutting its one year deposit rate to 2.75% from 3.0% to try to revive the flagging economy. The cut, which took the markets by surprise, was the first since 2012, and comes into effect on Saturday. The one-year lend...

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